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Witchampton CofE First School

Curriculum

                       Our Curriculum Vision:

‘ Small school, big Heart - making a difference. Our school provides the Christian foundation for children to grow and flourish, whilst inspiring ambition. Everyone is a valued member of the school family which empowers them to achieve their very best. Our nurturing environment ensures each child becomes a confident and curious life-long learner. Our Christian values enable us to inspire others, build courage and show respect - all through love’

‘Pupils and adults are supported to flourish spiritually, emotionally and academically’ - SIAMS 2019

 

Statement of Curriculum Intent

  • Our curriculum reflects our Christian ethos, our school values, as well as British  values;

  • Our curriculum relates closely to our local, regional and national context as well as to the needs of our pupils;

  • Our curriculum is planned in line with the National Curriculum whilst ensuring depth, breadth and balance;

  • Our curriculum is carefully planned to ensure knowledge acquisition  grows over time, with due emphasis placed on interconnecting knowledge to build pupils’ understanding;

  • Our curriculum is designed to develop pupils’ knowledge and skills, with knowledge underpinning and enabling the application of skills;​​​​​​​

  • Every child has access to a high quality education which is appropriate to their needs, is suitably challenging, develops resilience  and builds on previous knowledge;​​​​​​​

  • Within our curriculum the physical and emotional needs of pupils are understood, valued and met;
  • Our curriculum is ambitious and fosters self belief by encouraging  every child to be the best they can be;
  • Our curriculum fosters a love of reading which is prioritised across the curriculum using high quality, rich and varied texts; 
  • Our curriculum encourages children to be respectful citizens celebrating diversity and  it develops an awareness of both local and global issues through enjoyable, enriching  and engaging experiences both within the classroom and beyond; ​​​​​​​

 

 Wimborne Academy Trust's Curriculum Vision

VALUES: Our three core Trust values are excellence, collaboration and respect.

VISION: Our pupils develop character through a love of learning to achieve and thrive. they are prepared to be lifelong learners and responsible citizens with a global perspective.

OUTCOMES: Every child will leave our schools with the best possible character - resilience, confidence, aspiration, integrity, compassion for others, respect, curiosity, spiritual awareness and team working.

If you wish to find out further information, please contact the school office.